Maintenance of Way

Work to reposition rail right-of-way near Gary/Chicago International Airport, Ind., to allow for a runway extension, could begin in October, airport officials said Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority has authorized closing its Evelyn light rail transit station in Moutain View, Calif., with plans to add a second track at the site to ease…
Axion International Holdings, Inc. said Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 it has received "its third purchase order totaling US$471,000 for ECOTRAX® rail ties to be shipped to Australia."
CSX Transportation reportedy has agreed to pay up to $10 million to the city of Baltimore for costs related to rebuilding the 26th Street wall that collapsed last spring, spilling…
Earlier this year, congestion and trackwork on its Northern Corridor forced BNSF to increase transit times for intermodal shipments between the Pacific Northwest and Chicago, a move which has driven…
The state of Illinois said Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 it and Iowa Interstate Railroad (IAIS) had reached a "key milestone" in developing intercity passenger rail service linking Chicago and the…
A series of wildfires in central and eastern Washington state, some blazing for nearly a week, have devastated entire communities and left several sections of railway damaged.
SEPTA has announced an intense, concentrated "Trolley Tunnel Blitz" beginning Aug. 1, 2014 and continuing through early Aug. 18, in an "around-the-clock" endeavor to upgrade and improve infrastructure. Service will…
According to the Railway Supply Institute (RSI) and Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA), “Many railway suppliers are interested in expanding their customer base and business partners abroad, particularly in the…
Five companies joined the Association of American Railroads as Associate Members in June 2014.
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